Consultant Profile

Mr Ahmad Khalil

Mr Ahmad Khalil 
Practicing at:
Spire Fylde Coast Hospital
  • Ophthalmology
    • Cataract surgery
    • Diabetic eye disease
    • Macular degeneration
Special clinical interests:

AMD (WET Macular Degeneration), DMO (Diabetic macular Oedema), Uveitis, Retinal Vein Occlusions, VMT (Vitreomacular Traction), Myopic Macular Degeneration, Photodynamic Therapy, Non Refractive LASER Treatment, Cataract Surgery

Research interests:

Macular Degeneration, Assessor in IVAN Clinical Trial for Wet AMD, audits on Lucentis , Ozurdex, bevacizumab treatment and publications and posters on WET AMD, Lucentis, Bevacizumab use in Macular Oedema and non-refractive laser 

Current NHS and /or university posts:

Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon (Medical Retina Lead) at Blackpool Teaching Hospitals NHS Foundation Trust

Year of first medical qualification:
Current membership(s) of professional, national and regional bodies:

Fellow Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland (FRCS)

Member Royal College of Ophthalmologists   (MRCOphth)

Member European Society of Retinal Surgeons

UK and Ireland Society of cataract and refractive surgeons

British medical Association

General Medical Council


Contact Details 
Tuesdays pm
Background Information 
Professional profile:

:  Mr Khalil is a full time Consultant Ophthalmic Surgeon at Blackpool Victoria Hospital where he is Medical Retina Lead and providing one of the largest Wet AMD service in Northwest of England. He is also treating DMO (diabetic Macular Oedema), Macular Oedema secondary to Retinal Vein Occlusions Central Serous retinopathy (CSCR). He provides treatment with Lucentis, Eye Lea (aflibercept), Ozurdex (Dexamethasone Implant), Jetria (Ocriplasmin). He also performs Photodynamic therapy (PDT) in selected cases of Medical Retina diseases.

He also performs Small Incision Cataract surgery (Phakoemulsification and intraocular lens Implants) lists both in Blackpool Victoria Hospital and Spire Fylde Coast Hospital.

Mr Khalil practices comprehensive General Ophthalmology where he treats Glaucoma, Cataract, Ocular trauma, Corneal and Conjunctival, neurological diseases and uveitis. He is very keen to perform lid surgery including blepharoplasty.

He is an examiner of Fellowship Examination of Royal College of Ophthalmologist for the past four years. He graduated from University of The Punjab, Pakistan and started his ophthalmology training in Stirling and Falkirk Royal Infirmary and worked on senior posts in Ysbyty Gwynedd Bangor and Southport and Ormskirk NHS Hospitals. He completed his Medical Retina Fellowship at Aintree University Hospital, Liverpool.

Personal profile:

Mr Khalil wanted to be an Eye Surgeon as a child when his father suddenly lost his sight and that gives him tremendous empathy for every patient that he sees.

He has worked in Scotland, North Wales and England and got FRCS degree from Royal College of Surgeons of Ireland and therefore has the flexibility, adaptability and ability to mix well with all the nationalities.

He speaks English, Urdu and Punjabi fluently. Mr Khalil likes hockey, cricket, boxing and likes cycling, long walks and playing chess. He relaxes by listening to Indian and western music and watching movies with his family.

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Mr Ahmad Khalil

Mr Ahmad Khalil Ophthalmology Consultant, Blackpool, Lancashire, private hospital specialist.

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